• City Council Action Nov. 17. 2015 Meeting

    Major actions taken by the Council at its regular meeting on November 18, 2015 include:

     Presented Mr, Shawn “Koji” Stewart with awards for Employee of the Quarter and Service of 5 years.

     Approved an agreement with Anderson Pacific Engineering Construction Inc. for the Storm Drain and Sanitary Sewer Improvements on 14th Street, Sinex Avenue and Junipero Avenue.

     Held second reading and adopted an ordinance amending the fiscal year 2015-16 budget.

     Held second reading and adopted an ordinance amending the fiscal year 2015-16 budget and establishing an enterprise fund and budget for the Local Water Project.

     Approved a resolution to amend the City’s current harassment policy and complaint procedure.

     Approved appointments of Mr. Joe Amelio to the Recreation Board and Mr. Rudy Munoz to the Historic Preservation Ordinance Adhoc Committee.

     Directed staff to work with the BID and GreenWaste to establish ways to adjust the Franchise Agreement in a manner satisfactory to all.

     Received reports from City Manager Thomas Frutchey on the November 17th consideration by the State Water Resources Control Board of state funding for the Local Water Project and (2) consideration by the Water Management District Board of Directors currently scheduled for December of an ordinance granting entitlement to the City for some of the potable water freed by the local water project, and provide desired direction.

     Considered and made no change at this time to City financial support of the Museum of Natural History but remains open to reconsider that commitment in the future.

     Received the annual financial audit report and the Auditor’s opinion on the City’s financial statements from the City’s independent financial auditor, Chavan & Associates, LLP, and also received a status report on improvements implemented at the Auditor’s recommendation.

     Upon receipt of the resignation from City Manager Thomas Frutchey, discussed the City’s options for selecting an interim and long-term City Manager if necessary. A Special Meeting for the first week of December will be scheduled in the next few days for continuation of that discussion.

    The agenda reports and supporting documents for all of these actions are on the City’s website at http://www.cityofpacificgrove.org.

    posted to Cedar Street Times on November 21, 2015

    Topics: Front PG News

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